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Visual arts: Five CCAD grads from different eras showcase bigger-than-life works in 'Land'
The Columbus Dispatch | Jan. 16, 2022
Beeler Gallery's latest exhibition is highlighted in this feature story. 

Black Hair in Video Games Is Terrible. These 3D Artists Are Changing That.
Vice | Jan. 7, 2022
CCAD alum Jovan Wilson (Animation, 2020) is featured in this story about artists changing the gaming industry.

Top 10 Columbus Cultural Institutions of 2021
Columbus Underground | Dec. 15, 2021
CCAD lands at #3 on the list picked by readers.

10 Columbus Black-owned businesses you can support this holiday season
Yahoo! Finance | Nov. 24, 2021
CCAD alum Jovanna Robinson (Fashion Design, 2009) is featured in this story about where to shop this holiday season.

Columbus philanthropist, arts patron Loann Crane leaves lasting legacy
The Columbus Dispatch | Nov. 11, 2021
Longtime CCAD supporter Loann Crane is remembered in this tribute that includes reflections by CCAD President Dr. Melanie Corn.

Bing Lee and Kim Ha-Young at Soluna Fine Art
Artomity - Hong Kong’s Art Magazine | Oct. 27, 2021
CCAD alum Bing Lee (Fine Arts, 1977) is featured in this story, which references his work which will be featured in Land in Beeler Gallery.

Alison Bechdel Seeks Self-Understanding Through Exercise
Columbus Monthly | Sept. 28, 2021
This interview features Alison Bechdel prior to her visit to CCAD for the CXC keynote conversation.

Phil Panza Is Making Fun Home Decor With a Streetwear Twist
Architectural Digest | Sept. 8, 2021
This story highlights the work of Phil Panza (Fashion Design 2017). 

'BLM': Reflecting on art and change a year after Downtown protests
Columbus Alive | Aug. 30, 2021
Learn about Beeler Gallery’s BLM exhibition in this story.

Columbus College of Art & Design Board of Trustees names Jeni Britton chair
The Columbus Dispatch | Aug. 27, 2021

She’s Creating a First-of-Its-Kind Masters in Retail Design Program
VMSD Magazine | Aug. 25, 2021
Dean of Graduate Studies Dr. Jennifer Schlueter is featured in this article about CCAD’s new MPS in Retail Design program.

6 Asian artists discuss decolonising our relationship with nature
Vice | Aug. 19, 2021
CCAD alum JiaHao Peng (Master of Fine Arts, 2019) is featured in this story.

CCAD celebrates 20 years of the Art Sign in Columbus
The Columbus Dispatch | June 24, 2021

This Milwaukee native is moving her famous ceramics business to her hometown
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | June 21, 2021
CCAD alum Lalese Stamps (Advertising & Graphic Design, 2017) is spotlighted in this story.

Oscar buzz: CCAD grad Dan Scanlon hopeful his 'Onward' will win best animated feature film
The Columbus Dispatch | April 23, 2021

CCAD hosts first ever virtual Alumni Art & Design Market this weekend
Good Day Columbus | April 9, 2021

This Columbus college wants to partner with employers seeking a diverse workforce
Columbus Business First | April 8, 2021

CCAD art market to feature work of alumni in virtual event
The Columbus Dispatch | April 8, 2021

CCAD celebrates young artists with show
NBC4 | April 2021

The'Shima Craver makes art out of toilet paper to explore the Black experience
Columbus Alive | April 20, 2021

Artist uses work as a tool to address mental health
Spectrum1 News | April 20, 2021

Student Designers to Debut Looks Inspired by Pandemic, Nature at 2021 CCAD Fashion Show
Columbus Underground | April 1, 2021

CCAD’s Strategic Plan Sets Collaboration, Inclusivity as Key Goals for Years to Come
Columbus Underground | March 23, 2021

Retail expert: The store of the future is not a store
Columbus Alive | March 16, 2021

Overlooked No More: Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, Whose Art Chronicled Black Life
The New York Times | March 2, 2021
This article pays tribute to Aminah Brenda Robinson, the one-time CCAD student and MacArthur Genius.

Screenwriting workshops give Columbus-area youths a chance at moviemaking
The Columbus Dispatch | March 1, 2021

“November” at Beeler Gallery
Contemporary Art Daily | March 5, 2021

Fundraising Campaigns Move Forward Despite Pandemic Disruption
The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Jan. 12, 2021

CCAD will continue giving pandemic grants to students, including a retention incentive for freshmen who persist
Columbus Business First | Jan. 15, 2021

30 awesome illustrators to follow for inspiration in 2021
Creative Boom | Jan. 4, 2021
CCAD alum Maja Andersen (Illustration, 1983) was selected for this roundup of top illustrators

Meet the Top Young Entrepreneurs of the Forbes Under 30 2021 List
Forbes | Dec. 2020
CCAD alum Cameron Granger (Cinematic Arts, 2016) was among the honorees.

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